Special Sub-Topic: Usain Bolt
|Usain's rise to stardom in popular culture was at the 2008 Beijing Olympics. How many medals did he win at these games?|
3. Usain won 3 gold medals at the Olympics, all in world record times. They were the 100m, 200m, and the 4x100m.
|Usain Bolt was the first junior to run the 200m in under 20 seconds. What was his time the first time he achieved this feat?|
19.93. He achieved this in 2004 at the age of 17.
|At which distance did Bolt win his first medal in 2001?|
200m. At the annual High School Championships of 2001, Usain won the silver medal in the 200m, with a time of 22.04.
|At the 2002 World Junior Championships in Kingston, Jamaica, which event did he set a personal best at, winning a gold medal in the process?|
200m. Bolt was 15 years old at the championships when he won a gold and two silver medals. The silvers were won at the 4x100m and 4x400m.
|At the World Youth Championships of 2003, Bolt really turned it on for the 200m. He broke the Junior record with which time? |
22.40. In an interview before the championships, Bolt was asked what he expected from the championships. He answered, "What am I expecting from these championships? To win of course, to win as many races as possible!"
|When and where did Usain Bolt break the 20-second barrier for the 200m?|
Lausanne, Switzerland, 2006. He accomplished this when he finished in the bronze position at the Grand Prix in Lausanne, behind Xavier Carter and Tyson Gay.
|At the Olympic Games of 2008 in Beijing, Bolt dined on which 'delicacy' before his races?|
Chicken nuggets. In a later interview, Usain was asked about his diet in Beijing, and he answered that he ate the only thing on the menu that he was sure about.
|Where on August 16, 2009, did Usain set a world record for the 100m and 200m?|
Berlin, Germany. After winning the races, Usain Bolt was presented with a section of the Berlin Wall, for 'tearing down barriers considered insurmountable', by the Mayor of Berlin.
|Set in 2009, the 100m record was 9.58s and the 200m record was 19.19s. What was the 150m world record set on the May 17, 2009, by Usain Bolt?|
14.35. In 2009, Manchester, England, Bolt ran the time of 14.35 secs. Although he wasn't in the best shape, his last 100m was run in 8.72 secs.
|Usain Bolt belonged to which 2010 athletics club based in Kingston?|
Racers Track Club. Founded in 1986, this club boasted members such as Jermaine Gonsales, Rosemarie Whyte and of course Usain Bolt.
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